Period
to 25 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure over the 6 months to 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Azure 809 378 1,039
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 14.62% 21.12% 15.25%
As % of the Cloud Services category 45.58% 51.22% 49.88%
Number of salaries quoted 622 327 794
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,650 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,563 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £94,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

Azure is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 1,775 738 2,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 32.08% 41.23% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 608 1,576
10th Percentile £25,923 £28,850 £27,875
25th Percentile £34,188 £37,313 £36,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,000 £47,500 £47,750
Median % change year-on-year +1.05% -0.52% -4.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £91,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

Azure
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Azure in the East of England.

Salary trend for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Salary Histogram in the East of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Azure in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Azure in the East of England

Azure
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure within the East of England region over the 6 months to 25 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -5 277 £52,500 -1.41% 122
Hertfordshire -5 271 £55,000 +29.41% 142
Essex +5 134 £53,750 +1.42% 36
Bedfordshire -3 83 £45,000 -5.26% 13
Norfolk -12 26 £45,000 +16.13% 13
Suffolk -11 18 £40,000 -21.95% 7
Azure
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, IT jobs citing Azure also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure.

1 381 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 308 (38.07%) AWS
3 268 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (31.64%) C#
5 246 (30.41%) SQL
6 241 (29.79%) Microsoft 365
7 231 (28.55%) DevOps
8 214 (26.45%) Social Skills
9 206 (25.46%) Windows
10 196 (24.23%) .NET
11 185 (22.87%) Active Directory
12 150 (18.54%) JavaScript
13 136 (16.81%) VMware
14 120 (14.83%) SQL Server
15 115 (14.22%) Microservices
16 113 (13.97%) PowerShell
17 106 (13.10%) Git (software)
18 102 (12.61%) Windows Server
19 101 (12.48%) React
20 100 (12.36%) Degree
21 94 (11.62%) Full Stack Development
22 92 (11.37%) Serverless
23 91 (11.25%) Java
23 91 (11.25%) ITIL
24 90 (11.12%) Firewall
25 88 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
26 85 (10.51%) GCP
27 83 (10.26%) Node.js
27 83 (10.26%) Software Engineering
28 80 (9.89%) Python

Azure
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 38 (4.70%) MS Exchange
3 35 (4.33%) IIS
4 17 (2.10%) Apache Spark
5 13 (1.61%) Apache
5 13 (1.61%) CMS
6 10 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (1.11%) Appian
7 9 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (1.11%) OpenStack
7 9 (1.11%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.62%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.49%) Kentico
9 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.37%) Apache Synapse
10 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.37%) nginx
11 2 (0.25%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (6.30%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.37%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.25%) Simulink
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.37%) Sentinel
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.25%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.12%) Maximo
4 1 (0.12%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 308 (38.07%) AWS
2 241 (29.79%) Microsoft 365
3 92 (11.37%) Serverless
4 85 (10.51%) GCP
5 68 (8.41%) Power Platform
6 65 (8.03%) Azure Active Directory
7 57 (7.05%) PaaS
8 50 (6.18%) Azure Data Factory
9 41 (5.07%) GitHub
10 40 (4.94%) Azure Service Bus
11 36 (4.45%) Azure Stack
11 36 (4.45%) Cloud Computing
12 35 (4.33%) OneDrive
13 34 (4.20%) IaaS
14 33 (4.08%) Azure Functions
15 31 (3.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
15 31 (3.83%) SaaS
16 28 (3.46%) Amazon EKS
17 27 (3.34%) OpenShift
18 24 (2.97%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 90 (11.12%) Firewall
2 60 (7.42%) DNS
3 54 (6.67%) DHCP
4 50 (6.18%) WAN
5 44 (5.44%) LAN
6 30 (3.71%) VLAN
7 28 (3.46%) TCP/IP
8 26 (3.21%) MPLS
9 24 (2.97%) VPN
10 20 (2.47%) Wireless
11 19 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (2.10%) Internet
13 16 (1.98%) ADSL
14 13 (1.61%) Network Security
14 13 (1.61%) VoIP
15 12 (1.48%) NAS
15 12 (1.48%) NetScaler
16 11 (1.36%) SAN
17 10 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
17 10 (1.24%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 49 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 47 (5.81%) Power BI
4 30 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 28 (3.46%) Big Data
5 28 (3.46%) Data Lake
5 28 (3.46%) NoSQL
6 24 (2.97%) MySQL
6 24 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 21 (2.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 15 (1.85%) Tableau
10 14 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
10 14 (1.73%) Data Mining
11 12 (1.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.48%) Star Schema
12 9 (1.11%) MongoDB
13 8 (0.99%) Electronic Patient Records
14 7 (0.87%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 106 (13.10%) Git (software)
2 43 (5.32%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.22%) Selenium
4 15 (1.85%) GitLab
4 15 (1.85%) JIRA
5 14 (1.73%) TeamCity
6 12 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
6 12 (1.48%) Visual Studio
7 11 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 11 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 9 (1.11%) SpecFlow
8 9 (1.11%) WebDriver
9 8 (0.99%) Mocha
10 5 (0.62%) Cypress.io
10 5 (0.62%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (0.49%) JMeter
11 4 (0.49%) NUnit
11 4 (0.49%) Postman
11 4 (0.49%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 214 (26.45%) Social Skills
2 71 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (7.05%) Finance
4 32 (3.96%) Retail
5 31 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.58%) Law
7 21 (2.60%) Public Sector
8 14 (1.73%) Influencing Skills
9 13 (1.61%) Presentation Skills
10 12 (1.48%) Legal
10 12 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (1.36%) Billing
11 11 (1.36%) Documentation Skills
11 11 (1.36%) Marketing
12 10 (1.24%) Games
12 10 (1.24%) Spanish Language
13 9 (1.11%) Electronics
13 9 (1.11%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 8 (0.99%) Back Office
15 7 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 228 (28.18%) Developer
2 83 (10.26%) Analyst
3 72 (8.90%) Architect
4 71 (8.78%) .NET Developer
5 65 (8.03%) Support Engineer
6 60 (7.42%) Software Engineer
7 56 (6.92%) Software Developer
8 51 (6.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 48 (5.93%) Senior Developer
10 41 (5.07%) Full Stack Developer
11 40 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 37 (4.57%) C# Developer
13 36 (4.45%) Cloud Engineer
14 34 (4.20%) Consultant
15 28 (3.46%) Cloud Developer
16 27 (3.34%) IT Support
17 25 (3.09%) C# .NET Developer
18 24 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
18 24 (2.97%) Support Analyst
19 23 (2.84%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (24.23%) .NET
2 101 (12.48%) React
3 83 (10.26%) Node.js
4 74 (9.15%) REST
5 55 (6.80%) .NET Core
6 53 (6.55%) Web Services
7 52 (6.43%) CSS
8 51 (6.30%) HTML
9 50 (6.18%) AngularJS
10 39 (4.82%) ASP.NET
11 32 (3.96%) OAuth
12 31 (3.83%) XML
13 30 (3.71%) JSON
14 29 (3.58%) ASP.NET Web API
14 29 (3.58%) RESTful
15 26 (3.21%) .NET Framework
15 26 (3.21%) Middleware
16 25 (3.09%) Spring
17 24 (2.97%) OAuth2
17 24 (2.97%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 57 (7.05%) Public Cloud
2 39 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 36 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
4 30 (3.71%) Cloud Native
5 24 (2.97%) User Experience
6 19 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 17 (2.10%) Virtual Team
8 14 (1.73%) Data Structures
9 13 (1.61%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.61%) Life Science
9 13 (1.61%) Robotics
10 11 (1.36%) FMCG
11 10 (1.24%) Private Cloud
12 9 (1.11%) Mobile App
13 8 (0.99%) Hybrid Cloud
13 8 (0.99%) Legacy Systems
14 7 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
14 7 (0.87%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 206 (25.46%) Windows
2 102 (12.61%) Windows Server
3 68 (8.41%) Windows 10
4 59 (7.29%) Linux
5 55 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (4.82%) Windows Server 2019
7 37 (4.57%) Windows Server 2016
8 26 (3.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (2.47%) Unix
10 16 (1.98%) Android
11 12 (1.48%) CentOS
12 11 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 10 (1.24%) Windows 7
14 8 (0.99%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 6 (0.74%) VMS
15 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (33.13%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (28.55%) DevOps
3 115 (14.22%) Microservices
4 94 (11.62%) Full Stack Development
5 91 (11.25%) ITIL
6 88 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
7 83 (10.26%) Software Engineering
8 75 (9.27%) Scrum
9 74 (9.15%) Computer Science
10 71 (8.78%) Test Automation
11 70 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 68 (8.41%) Analytics
13 64 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (7.91%) Data Modelling
14 63 (7.79%) SDLC
15 60 (7.42%) Risk Management
16 56 (6.92%) Migration
17 54 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
17 54 (6.67%) Mentoring
18 53 (6.55%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 256 (31.64%) C#
2 246 (30.41%) SQL
3 150 (18.54%) JavaScript
4 113 (13.97%) PowerShell
5 91 (11.25%) Java
6 80 (9.89%) Python
7 35 (4.33%) TypeScript
8 19 (2.35%) C++
9 17 (2.10%) T-SQL
10 13 (1.61%) C
10 13 (1.61%) Java 8
11 12 (1.48%) Bash Shell
11 12 (1.48%) Perl
11 12 (1.48%) VB
12 11 (1.36%) Java 11
13 8 (0.99%) Kotlin
14 7 (0.87%) PHP
14 7 (0.87%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.74%) Ruby
16 5 (0.62%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 100 (12.36%) Degree
2 63 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 45 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (4.45%) Computer Science Degree
5 30 (3.71%) Security Cleared
6 26 (3.21%) SC Cleared
7 25 (3.09%) CCNA
8 23 (2.84%) CISSP
9 20 (2.47%) MCSA
10 17 (2.10%) MCSE
11 13 (1.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 13 (1.61%) CCENT
11 13 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 12 (1.48%) CISM
13 11 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
14 9 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 8 (0.99%) CISA
16 6 (0.74%) CCNP
17 5 (0.62%) CCSA
17 5 (0.62%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (5.07%) QA
2 19 (2.35%) SLA
3 16 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.24%) Accessibility
4 10 (1.24%) GDPR
5 9 (1.11%) NIST
6 8 (0.99%) NCSC
7 7 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.62%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.37%) GxP
10 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
11 2 (0.25%) GRC
12 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.12%) PMO
12 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 185 (22.87%) Active Directory
2 71 (8.78%) Docker
3 68 (8.41%) Hyper-V
4 63 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 33 (4.08%) vSphere
6 16 (1.98%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.61%) XenApp
8 9 (1.11%) NFS
8 9 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.62%) KVM
11 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.12%) Firmware
13 1 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.12%) vCloud
13 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 77 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 74 (9.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 50 (6.18%) SCCM
4 38 (4.70%) Terraform
5 35 (4.33%) Ansible
6 24 (2.97%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 22 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
7 22 (2.72%) Puppet
8 13 (1.61%) WSUS
9 11 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (1.24%) HAProxy
11 9 (1.11%) Salt
12 5 (0.62%) QRadar
13 3 (0.37%) AirWatch
13 3 (0.37%) SCOM
14 2 (0.25%) Consul
14 2 (0.25%) HP Fortify
14 2 (0.25%) vCenter Server
15 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
15 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 381 (47.10%) Microsoft
2 136 (16.81%) VMware
3 59 (7.29%) Citrix
4 57 (7.05%) Cisco
5 43 (5.32%) Veeam
6 37 (4.57%) Google
7 35 (4.33%) Oracle
8 21 (2.60%) MuleSoft
8 21 (2.60%) Red Hat
9 19 (2.35%) Databricks
9 19 (2.35%) Sophos
10 16 (1.98%) Aruba
11 15 (1.85%) Palo Alto
11 15 (1.85%) SolarWinds
12 14 (1.73%) HP
12 14 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
12 14 (1.73%) Zscaler
13 12 (1.48%) NetApp
14 11 (1.36%) CheckPoint
15 9 (1.11%) Fortinet